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Lead Consultant Enterprise AIC (Assortment Insights & Capabilities)(Remote Or Hybrid)

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Start date
Sep 7, 2023
Closing date
Sep 24, 2023

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Retail / Wholesale
Employment Status
Full Time
Description: The pay range is $87,900.00 - $158,200.00

Pay is based on several factors which vary based on position. These include labor markets and in some instances may include education, work experience and certifications. In addition to your pay, Target cares about and invests in you as a team member, so that you can take care of yourself and your family. Target offers eligible team members and their dependents comprehensive health benefits and programs, which may include medical, vision, dental, life insurance and more, to help you and your family take care of your whole selves. Other benefits for eligible team members include 401(k), employee discount, short term disability, long term disability, paid sick leave, paid national holidays, and paid vacation. Find competitive benefits from financial and education to well-being and beyond at

About us:

As a Fortune 50 company with more than 400,000 team members worldwide, Target is an iconic brand and one of America's leading retailers.​

Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.

Merchandising Insights is the engine working to create the most informed Merchandising team in retail. As a member of this cutting-edge, data-driven team, you will help pioneer and lead efforts to advance our insights capabilities and routines across Merchandising. This team works cross functionally across the organization, partnering with various product teams, strategic partners, and Merchandising and Enterprise Segmentation teams, driving innovation in how our teams run their business. Merchandising Insights is well known for its signature ability to drive critical business insights and build the very best teams, and we infuse our work with Target's distinctive retail brand by continuously experimenting, evolving and innovating. Our teams serve to positively impact our Target guest experience by connecting teams with data, analytics, and insights to ensure we meet all critical guest needs and help Target become more relevant to our Guests. Our dynamic, passionate and solution-oriented team comprises specialized professionals that can bridge solutions across business teams, technology, and product teams to drive long-term value and business efficiencies.

Working within Merchandising Insights, your mission will be to partner across assigned businesses to properly understand critical business needs, define solutions, and bridge with our overall capabilities roadmap to drive continuous innovation and elevation of key business functions.

As a Lead Consultant, you'll create and execute strategic roadmaps that advance our insights capabilities across various categories of our business down to specific Guest and geographic segmentation initiatives. In partnership with business leaders, you will drive the necessary prioritization and solutions across both internal and external partner teams to drive new, data-driven behaviors that help unlock a more strategic, guest-centric approach that will influence Merchandising and Enterprise Segmentation strategies and processes. By leveraging the product model approach, you'll build empathy, understanding, and robust relationships with Merchandising leaders and teams to define and create tailored insights solutions that leverage Company, Competitive, and Guest-based insights to inform key decisions and processes across the business and segmentation spectrum. You will leverage your strong analytical thinking, Guest-first mindset and team leadership capabilities to motivate and shepherd key priorities with product and support teams. We'll support you along the way with strong onboarding, as well as personal and career development, to help you grow as a strong Lead Consultant. The exciting part of retail? It's always changing!

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About You:
  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of work experience in Merchandising, Category Management, Product Management, and/or Strategy
  • Strong conceptual skills and ability to translate concepts into actionable insights and tactics
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making, project management, and communication skills
  • Ability to assimilate information quickly and accurately
  • Track record of success in dealing effectively with complex projects entailing frequent interaction with senior executives.

This position may be considered for a Remote or Hybrid (known internally at Target as "Flex for Your Day") work arrangement based on Target's needs. A Remote work arrangement means the team member works full-time from home or an alternate location that's not a Target location, does not have a desk at a Target location and may travel to HQ up to 4 times a year. A Hybrid/Flex for Your Day work arrangement means the team member's core role may be performed either remote or onsite at a Target location depending upon what your role, team and tasks require for that day. Work duties cannot be performed outside of the country of the primary work location, unless otherwise prescribed by Target.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Supply Chain Facility or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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